Articles by Mike Brown:
Since mid-March, LendEDU has been tracking how the coronavirus is impacting personal finances. Our third survey found that retirement concerns have lessened as the market has rebounded and that it will take time for consumer behavior to return to normal even when lockdowns are lifted.
While less-refined nationwide data suggests there is no correlation between income and the chances of catching the coronavirus, an analysis of more precise data from New York City indicates otherwise.
That title stat includes 79% of borrowers who have lost their jobs due to the global pandemic. We also found that 54% of borrowers would not have been able to make their next federal student loan payment had relief not come.
We analyzed data on over 25,000 American cities to find the places where homeowners are the least likely to spend 30% or more of their household income on their mortgages.
Two weeks after the first one was published, LendEDU's second Coronavirus survey of 1,000 adult Americans also found that more consumers have dipped into their savings to cover expenses, while recent student loan changes may be helping.
LendEDU took a trip through New York City to scientifically test for the amount of germs found on ATMs. The results may keep you away.
Due to COVID-19, 57% of adult Americans are worried about their job security, while 63% are concerned about both their retirement savings and ability to make monthly student loan payments. Plus, many other insights from LendEDU’s newest survey.
LendEDU looked at retirement data for more than 20,000 U.S. cities to see which places have residents that are best prepared financially to kick their feet up.
Almost two years after our first Fortnite report, we surveyed 1,000 Fortnite players to see how financial habits related to the game have changed.